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Safe and uninterrupted road travel is crucial in the aftermath of storms so that people can access medical treatment, downed power lines can be removed and communities can begin a return to normalcy.

Getting a better view of landslide risk with LiDAR

In the mountains of North Carolina, landslides are no joke. Triggered by heavy rains, mountainside soils can become saturated and "unstuck." As a result, what starts as a small landslide can quickly escalate into a huge debris ...

Scientists call for cap on production to end plastic pollution

Now, after the United Nations' historic decision to adopt a global treaty to end plastic pollution earlier this year, governmental negotiations on the agreement are set to begin on May 30th. These will foster intense debates ...

US pledges to end anti-satellite missile tests

The United States announced a commitment to stop testing anti-satellite missiles that generate dangerous debris in space, a measure described Tuesday as "an important step" by the head of NASA.

Sustainable strategies to treat urban runoff

We know the lakes and rivers in and around urban environments are contaminated by plastic debris, detergents, pesticides, heavy metals and other contaminants, but new research is showing that urban runoff toxicity is ill-defined ...

The global 'plastic flood' reaches the Arctic

Even the High North can't escape the global threat of plastic pollution. An international review study just released by the Alfred Wegener Institute shows the flood of plastic has reached all spheres of the Arctic. Large ...

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Debris

Debris (pronounced /ˈdeɪ.briː/, /dɛˈbriː/) is a word used to describe the remains of something that has been otherwise destroyed. Debris is pronounced with a silent s and a long e. The singular form of debris is debris.

Depending on context, debris can refer to a number of different things.

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